PUBLICATIONS

2020

El-Sayed S, Murray AM, Kora MA, Abu El-Kheir GA, Antar MS, Seiffert ER, Sallam HM (2020) Oldest record of African Bagridae and evidence from catfishes for a marine influence in the Late Eocene Birket Qarun Locality 2 (BQ-2), Fayum Depression, EgyptJournal of Vertebrate Paleontology. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2020.1780248

2019

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER (2019) Revision of Oligocene ‘Paraphiomys’ and an origin for crown Thryonomyoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi: Phiomorpha) near the Oligocene–Miocene boundary in Africa. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 190, 1, 352–371, https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz148

Almécija S, Tallman M, Sallam HM, Fleagle JG, Hammond AS, Seiffert ER (2019) Early anthropoid femora reveal divergent adaptive trajectories in catarrhine hind-limb evolution. Nature Communication. 10, 4778  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-12742-0

2018

Gunnell GF, Boyer DM, Friscia AR, Heritage S, Manthi FK, Miller ER, Sallam HM, Simmons NB, Stevens NJ, Seiffert ER (2018) Fossil lemurs from Egypt and Kenya reveal an African origin for Madagascar’s aye-ayeNature Communications. 9, 3193 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05648-w#Abs1

Sallam HM, Gorscak E, O'Connor PM, El-Dawoudi IA, Saber S and El-Sayed SE, Kora MA, Sertich JJ, Seiffert ER, Lamanna M (2018) New Egyptian sauropod dinosaur unambiguously reveals Late Cretaceous (Campanian–Maastrichtian) faunal affinities between Africa and Europe. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 445–451 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-017-0455-5?WT.mc_id=COM_NEcoEvo_1801_Sallam

Saber S, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Ouda KA, O'Connor PM (2018) Enigmatic crocodyliform remains from the Upper Cretaceous Quseir Formation of Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt, Cretaceous Research. Doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2018.04.004

Miller ER, Gunnell GF, Seiffert ER, Sallam HM, Schwartz GT (2017) Pattern of dental emergence in early anthropoid primates from the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Historical Biology,30, 1-2, 157-165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2017.1294169.

Seiffert ER, Boyer DM, Fleagle JG, Gunnell GF, Heesy CP, Perry JMG, Sallam HM (2017) New adapiform primate fossils from the late Eocene of Egypt. Historical Biology, 30, 1-2, 204-226, https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2017.1306522.

2017

Holloway WL, Claeson KM, Sallam HM, Sertich JJ, El-Sayed SE, O'Connor PM (2017) New material of the Protacanthopterygian fish Enchodus from the Duwi Formation, Late Cretaceous (Campanian), Western Desert, Central Egypt. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 62 (3), 2017: 603-611 https://www.app.pan.pl/article/item/app003312016.html

Asher RJ, Gunnell GF, Seiffert ER, Pattinson D, Sallam HM (2017) Dental Eruption and Growth in Hyracoidea (Mammalia, Afrotheria). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2017.1317638.

El-Sayed SE, Kora MA, Sallam HM, Claeson KM, Antar MS, Seiffert ER (2017) A new genus and species of catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the late Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt. PLOS ONE. 10.1371/journal.pone.0172409  http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0172409

2016

Sallam HM, O'Connor PM, Kora MA, Sertich JJ, Seiffert ER, Faris M, Ouda KA, El-Dawoudi IA, Saber S, El-Sayed SE (2016) Vertebrate paleontological exploration of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 117: 113-234, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2016.01.022.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER (2016) New phiomorph rodents from the latest Eocene of Egypt, and the impact of Bayesian “clock”-based phylogenetic methods on estimates of basal hystricognath relationships and biochronology. PeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.1717. https://peerj.com/articles/1717/

Sallam HM, Sileem AH, Miller ER, Gunnell GF (2016) Deciduous dentition and dental eruption sequence of Bothriogenys fraasi (Anthracotheriidae, Artidactyla) from the early Oligocene, of Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Palaeontologia Electronica 19.3.38A: 1-17. https://palaeo-electronica.org/content/pdfs/646.pdf

Heritage S, Fernández D, Sallam HM, Cronin DT, Esara Echube JM, Seiffert ER (2016) Ancient phylogenetic divergence of the enigmatic African rodent Zenkerella and the origin of anomalurid gliding. PeerJ 4:e2320 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2320.

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy AA, Miller ER, Gunnell GF (2016) A new anthracothere (Artiodactyla) from the early Oligocene, Fayum, Egypt, and the mystery of African “Rhagatherium” solved. Journal of Paleontology, 90, 1, p. 170-181, DOI: 10.1017/jpa.2016.13. https://doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2016.13

El Atfy H, Sallam HM, Jasper A and Uhl D (2016) The first evidence of paleo-wildfire from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) of North Africa. Cretaceous Research. 57. 306-310.

2015 and older

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy AA, Gunnell GF, Miller ER (2015) Anthracotheres (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the upper-most horizon of the Jebel Qatrani Formation, latest early Oligocene, Fayum Depression, Egypt, Egyptian Journal of Paleontology. 15: 1-11. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-paleontology/article/new-anthracothere-artiodactyla-from-the-early-oligocene-fayum-egypt-and-the-mystery-of-african-rhagatherium-solved/2EC5AB098CC416943A716B5479AFE960

Sallam HM (2014) Hesham M. Sallam. In: Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. & MacLeod, N. Issues in Palaeobiology: a Global View, Interviews and Essays: ISBN: 978-3-905923-17-9. 244.

Claeson KM, Sallam HM, O’Connor PM & Sertich JJ (2014) A revision of the Upper Cretaceous lepidosirenid lungfishes from the Quseir Formation, Western Desert, central Egypt, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34:4, 760-766. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02724634.2014.838574

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, and Simons EL (2012) A basal phiomorph (Rodentia, Hystricognathi) from the late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, Egypt.  Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, doi:10.1007/s13358-012-0039-6, 1664-2376.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL (2011)  Craniodental Morphology and  Systematics of a New Family of Hystricognathous Rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene of Egypt. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16525. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016525.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL, and Brindley C (2010) A large-bodied anomaluroid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt: Phylogenetic and biogeographic implications.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology,  30,  5:1579–1593.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, and Simons EL (2010) A highly derived anomalurid rodent from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. Palaeontology, 53: 803-813.

Seiffert ER, Simons EL, Boyer DM, Perry JGM, Ryan TM, and Sallam HM (2010)  A fossil primate of uncertain affinities from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. (PNAS) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 107: 9712-9717.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Steiper ME, and Simons EL (2009) Fossil and molecular evidence constrain scenarios for the early evolutionary and biogeographic history of hystricognathous rodents. (PNAS) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106:16722-16727.

 

SELECTED CONFERENCES (ABSTRACTS, POSTERS, SEMINARS)

2020

El-Sayed S, Friedman M, Anan T, Faris M, Sallam H (2020) Diverse marine fish assemblages inhabited the paleotropics during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

El-Hares M, Zaher H, EL-Mekkawy D, El-Sayed S, Seiffert E, Antar M, Sallam H (2020) New records of legless squamates from the earliest upper Eocene deposits of the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Gohar AS, Antar MS, Boessenecker RE, El-Sayed S, Sallam HM (2020) A New Protocetid whale (Cetacea, Archaeoceti) From the Middle Eocene of the Fayum Depression in Egypt, sheds new light on raptorial feeding ecology in ancient whales. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Al-Ashqar SF, Borths M, Seiffert ER, El-Sayed S, Antar MS, Sallam HM (2020) A nearly complete cranium of ‘Pterodonsyrtos and the evolution of Afro-Arabian ‘Pterodon’ (Hyaenodonta, Hyainailourinae). Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Salem BS, Abu El-Kheir G, Lamanna MC, Gorscak E, El-Sayed S, Sallam HM (2020) A new titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur partial skeleton from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) of the Kharga Oasis, Western Desert of Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Saber S, Sertich JW, Abu El-Kheir G, Ouda K, El-Sayed S, O'Connor PM, Seiffert ER, Sallam HM (2020) The oldest gavialoid crocodyliform (‘thoracosaur’) from the Campanian Quseir Formation of Baris Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

2019

Al-Ashqar SF, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Antar MS, Seiffert ER (2019) A review of Fayum Rodentia. Geological Society of Egypt.

Gohar AS, Antar MS, El-Sayed S, Sallam HM (2019) A new protocetid whale (Cetacea, Archaeoceti) from the decorative marbleized limestone of the middle Eocene of Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

Sanaa El-Sayed, Alison M. Murray, Mahmoud A. Kora, Mohammed S. Antar, Erik R. Seiffert and Hesham M. Sallam (2019) New percomorph fish from the late Eocene Qasr el-Sagha Formation, Fayum, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Australia.

Al-Ashqar SF, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Antar MS, Seiffert ER (2019) New phiocricetomyine rodents (phiomorpha, Hystricognathi) from the Jebel Qatrani Formation of the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Australia.

Salem BS, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Lamanna M (2019) New dinosaur, pterosaur, and crocodyliform fossils from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Bahariya Formation of the Bahariya Oasis, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Australia.

Gohar AS,  Antar MS, El-Sayed S, Sallam HM (2019) The oldest record of Basilosaurid whales from Africa and its implication on the early evolution of Pelagicetei (Mammalia, Cetacea). Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Australia.

El-Hares M, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Mekkawy D (2019) Ichthyofaunal coprolites from the Late Eocene deposits of the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Australia.

2018

El-Sayed S, Friedman M, Sallam HM (2018) Some like it hot: revealing paleotropical fish diversity during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Al-Ashqar SF, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Antar MS, Seiffert ER (2018) New phiomorph rodent (Hystricognathi) from the upper Eocene of the Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

Salem BS, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Thabet W, Antar MS, Lamanna M (2018) New fossil diapsid remains from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Bahariya Formation, Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert of Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

Gohar AS,  Antar MS, El-Sayed S, Sallam HM (2018) Egyptian Eocene archaeocetes (Mammalia, Cetacea): Review and new discoveries. Geological Society of Egypt.

El-Hares M, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S, Mekkawy D (2018) Studies on vertebrate coprolites from the Paleogene deposits of the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

Seiffert ER, Sallam HM, El-Sayed S (2018) Presence of Namalestes (Todralestidae?) in the early Priabonian of Egypt. IPC5 congress (5th International Palaeontological Congress) Paris, France.

2017

Miller ER, Gunnell GF, Sallam HM, Habersetzer J, Seiffert ER (2017) Towards resolving the morphology and taxonomy of Parapithecus fraasi (Parapithecidae, Anthropoidea) from the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

El-Sayed E, Murray AM, Sallam HM, Gunnell GF, Seiffert ER (2017) New catfish (Siluriformes) remains from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, in the Jebel Qatrani area, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

El-Sayed E, Sallam HM (2017) Review of Cenozoic catfishes from Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

El-Dawoudi IA, Abuelkhair GA, Darwish MH, Sallam HM (2017) new dinosaur (Sauropoda: Titanosauria) partial skeleton from the Late Cretaceous of the Kharga Oasis, New Valley, Western Desert of Egypt. Geological Society of Egypt.

Abu El-Kheir GA, Sallam HM  (2017) A new Late Cretaceous dinosaur bearing locality from the Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. The Ninth International Conference on the Geology of Africa.

El-Sayed E, Murray AM, Sallam HM, Gunnell GF, Seiffert ER (2017) Evidence from catfishes for marine influences at Birket Qarun Locality 2 (BQ-2) in the Fayum Depression, Egypt and the oldest record of Bagridae. The Ninth International Conference on the Geology of Africa.

2016

El-Dawoudi I, O'Connor PM, Kora MA, Sallam HM, Sertich JJ (2016) New Dinosaur Remains from the Campanian Quseir Formation, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Gunnell GF, Miller ER, Seiffert ER, Sallam HM, Schwartz GT (2016) Early anthropoid dental eruption and development. 86th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA).

Saber S, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Ouda KA, O'Connor PM (2016) Enigmatic crocodyliform remains from the Upper Cretaceous Quseir Formation of Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Miller ER, Gunnell GF (2016) The oldest craniodental remains of Anthracotheriidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the Paleogene of Africa. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Seiffert ER, Gunnell GF, Heritage SW, Sallam HM, Boyer DM (2016) Open access to Fayum primate fossils through the digital data archive MorphoSource. 85th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA).

2015

Miller ER, Bown TM, Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Gunnell GF (2015) Stratigraphic and paleoecological distribution of anthracotheres in the Fayum, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy AA, Miller ER, and Gunnell GF (2015) Evolution and relationships of late Eocene- early Oligocene anthracotheriids from the Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Hamdy ES, Antar MS, Abu El-kheir GA, Sallam HM (2015) New vertebrate finds from Jebel Qatrani Formation of the Qarun Protected Area, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

EL-Amir MS, Antar MS, Abu El-kheir GA, Hamdy ES, Sallam HM (2015) New extraordinarily preserved skeletons of archaeocete whales (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Wadi El-Hitan area, Fayum Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

El Atfy H, Sallam HM, Jasper A, Uhl D (2015) The first evidence of palaeo-wildfire from the Late Cretaceous of North Africa. 8th International Conference on the Geology of the Middle East (GME8), At Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Abdelgawad, M, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Miller ER, El-Barkooky A, Hamdan M, Gunnell GF (2014) Reptilian fauna from the early Miocene of Wadi Moghra, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

2014 and older

El-Sayed SS, Claeson K, Kora MA, Antar MS, Sallam HM (2014) The first nearly complete Neurocranium of a siluriform (catfish) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Holloway W, Claeson K, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, O’Connor PM (2013) A new specimen of Enchodus (Actinopterygii: Protacanthopterygii) from the Late Cretaceous of Egypt and its contribution to the western Tethian distribution of the genus. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Abdelgawad MK, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Miller ER, El Barkooky AN, Hamdan MA (2013) New data on reptile fossils (crocodyliforms and turtles) from the Miocene Moghra Formation, Qattara Depression, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Sileem AH, Sallam HM, Hewaidy AA (2013) New genus of anthracothere from the Early Oligocene of the Fayum Depression, northern Egypt. Seventh International Conference on the Geology of Africa.

Sallam HM, Sertich JJ, O'Connor PM, Seiffert ER, Faris M (2013) New vertebrate findings of the Upper Cretaceous succession in the Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. 7th International Conference on the Geology of Africa.

Sallam HM, Antar MS (2012) A large Siluriform catfish from Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL (2011) New genera of hystricognathi (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the late Eocene of the Fayum Depression, northern Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Youssef M, Sallam HM, Friedman M, O’Connor PM, Sertich JJ (2011) A Saurodonid fish from the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Sallam, HM, Seiffert ER, Boyer DM, Simons EL (2010) Postcranial morphology of an anomaluroid rodent from the late Eocene Egypt, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 155A.

O’Connor PM, Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, Seiffert ER (2010) Reconnaissance Paleontology in the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla and Kharga Oases, Western Desert, Egypt. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, 141A.

Sallam HM (2010) Egyptian vertebrate paleontology: Present challenges and future prospects. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Sertich JJ, Sallam HM, O’Connor PM, Seiffert ER, El-Atfy H (2010) Vertebrate Paleontological Reconnaissance in the Late Cretaceous of Dakhla and Kharga Oases, West Desert, Egypt. Paleontological Society of Egypt.

Related

Articles View Hits
22393